'La Poetesse, Indienne' (The Poetess, India)

This woodblock print depicts a woman, a 'female poet' seated in a garden setting surrounded by beautiful blossoms pondering her next verse. This print is part of a small series of designs by Jacoulet depicting Indian workers and craftsmen.  It has beautifully luscious color. print would be numbered on the verso as are all of Jacoulet's works. It was published in 1941. This print's sight size is 17" x 13", and it is professionally, archivally matted and framed in a complementary gold tone bamboo frame measuring 25" x 21".  The carver and printer for this 1941 print was Maeda and Honda, respectively. It was limited to just 150 prints, unlike most of his editions, which numbered in the 350 range, so this beauty is rather scarce. print is sealed with Jacoulet's 'Butterfly' seal in red and signed by Jacoulet in the body of the print. It is in excellent original condition.   Shipping will based upon your zip code because of its size. It will not ship at our flat rate. Please ask if questions. Thank you.

Paul Jacoulet was born in Paris, but lived most of his life in Japan. His father was an ambassador, and his mother was a great supporter of his art career. During World War II, he moved to Karuizawa, where he survived in the countryside by growing vegetables and raising poultry. During the occupation, at the request of General Douglas MacArthur, he was recruited by Commandant Charles McDowell to work at the Tokyo Army College. MacArthur would join Greta Garbo, Pope Pius XII and Queen Elizabeth II, as a prominent collector of Jacoulet's work.     P80032  $1495.00

Paul Jacoulet (1896-1960) 'La Poetesse, Indienne' (The Poetess, India)